September in Steamboat, events too good to miss.Posted by Kim Filler
Steamboat shines in September. Mountains draped in gold, make even a simple drive, a worthy reason to visit. This month Steamboat has a host of wonderful events to tempt you here and at Condos in Steamboat we thought we’d give you a flavor of what’s in store.
Yampa Valley Crane Festival
Friday Sept. 12 – Sept. 15
Four days of free events including daily crane viewings, nature and bird walks, workshops, expert speakers, films, a bird art show, children’s and family activities. Festival headquarters will be at the Bud Werner Memorial Library.
Friday Night Comedy at the Chief Theatre with Nathan Lund.
Sept. 17 at 8 p.m.
“Nathan Lund is a Denver comedian who has performed all over the country and is a regular at the Denver Comedy Works. Nathan was a part of Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Fest, Crom Comedy Festival, the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, and the High Plains Comedy Festival. He has opened for many talented people, including Dave Chappelle, Doug Stanhope, and Kyle Kinane, and his weekly showcase Too Much Fun! is a favorite of the Westword and Denver Post. His comedy gang the Fine Gentleman’s Club has a live album available on Hot Congress Records.”
Tickets $17 (18 and over only). www.chieftheatre.org
Run Rabbit Run
Sept. 12 and Sept 13
Calling all mega runners for a 50 and 100 mile ultramarathons with a big purse to chase after. Starting at 6 a.m. each day.
Sept. 19 – Sept. 20
Back again for its 6th Year, Steamboat’s take on Octoberfest, is a tasty smorgasbord of Rocky Mountain beer and local food specialties served during a weekend of festivities.
Plein Air Festival
Sept. 20 – Sept. 27
Artists have one week to paint around Routt County, submissions to be made by Friday, September 26 at the Steamboat Art Museum. A reception to showcase the artist’s work will be held at the Museum on Sept. 26 from 5.00 p.m. until 8.00 p.m. The festivities conclude with a Quick Draw event at Wolf Ranch on Saturday, September 27. It is a timed two-hour long painting event followed by a silent auction, and BBQ.
America’s Got Talent Magicians
Sept. 27, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Join 2014 current finalists on America’s Got Talent, David and Leeman for “Magic and Other Dangerous Things.” Performing at the Chief Theatre the duo will be performing two shows over one night.
For tickets www.chieftheatre.org